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Facebook create post section using NextJs,TailwindCSS and Headless UI

Facebook create post section fetch an image containing list of icons and using backgroundPosition get required icon from same image in this way facebook does not make extra api request for each icons and reduce some memory consumption.

In this post i have created clone of facebook create post section using tailwindcss and for accessibility perspective ( in modal ) i have used headless ui.

on large screen

large screen

on mobile devices

mobile screen

create post modal

modal

You can find code in github repo tailwind-collections this is an open source repo where i put some amazing clone from different sites using nextjs and tailwindcss github repo

src/pages/facebook/create-post.jsx


import { Dialog } from "@headlessui/react";
import React, { useState } from "react";
import FeatureButton from "../../components/facebook/create-post/FeatureButton";
import Avatar from "../../components/facebook/create-post/Avatar";
export default function CreatePost() {
  const [isOpen, setIsOpen] = useState(false);

  return (
    <>
      {/* create post card  */}
      <div className="min-h-screen grid place-items-center bg-gray-100">
        <div className="p-4 md:p-6 shadow-md bg-white rounded-lg">
          <div className="flex items-center space-x-4">
            <div className="flex-shrink-0">
              <Avatar />
            </div>
            <div
              className="w-full px-4 py-2 bg-gray-100 hover:bg-gray-200 rounded-full cursor-pointer"
              onClick={() => setIsOpen(true)}
            >
              <h3 className="md:text-lg text-gray-500">
                Whats on your mind, Harsh ?
              </h3>
            </div>
          </div>
          <hr className="mt-3 mb-3" />
          <div className="grid grid-cols-3 gap-1">
            <FeatureButton text="Live video" imageBgPosition="0px 0px" />
            <FeatureButton text="Photo/Video" imageBgPosition="0px -225px" />
            <FeatureButton
              text="Feeling/Activity"
              imageBgPosition="0px -25px"
            />
          </div>
        </div>
      </div>

      {/* create post dialog  */}
      <Dialog
        open={isOpen}
        onClose={() => setIsOpen(false)}
        className="fixed z-10 inset-0 overflow-y-auto"
      >
        <div className="flex items-center justify-center min-h-screen">
          {/* dialog overlay  */}
          <Dialog.Overlay className="fixed inset-0 bg-black opacity-20" />
          {/* dialog card  */}
          <div className="relative bg-white w-96 rounded-lg">
            {/* dialog header  */}
            <div className="flex justify-center relative border-b">
              {/* dialog title  */}
              <Dialog.Title className=" py-4 text-xl font-bold">
                Create Post
              </Dialog.Title>
              {/* dialog close icon button  */}
              <div className="absolute right-0 p-2">
                <button
                  className="bg-gray-200 p-2 hover:bg-gray-300 rounded-full text-gray-500"
                  onClick={() => setIsOpen(false)}
                >
                  <svg
                    xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg"
                    className="h-6 w-6"
                    fill="none"
                    viewBox="0 0 24 24"
                    stroke="currentColor"
                  >
                    <path
                      strokeLinecap="round"
                      strokeLinejoin="round"
                      strokeWidth={2}
                      d="M6 18L18 6M6 6l12 12"
                    />
                  </svg>
                </button>
              </div>
            </div>
            {/* dialog body  */}
            <Dialog.Description>
              {/* post author profile */}
              <div className="my-2 px-4 flex items-center space-x-2">
                <Avatar />

                <div>
                  <h6 className="font-bold text-sm">Harsh Mangalam</h6>
                  {/* author friends dropdown  */}

                  <div className="flex items-center space-x-2 bg-gray-300 font-bold px-2 py-1 rounded-lg cursor-pointer">
                    <img
                      src="https://static.xx.fbcdn.net/rsrc.php/v3/yJ/r/8jU_V36aE1u.png"
                      alt="Harsh`s friends"
                      className="h-3 w-3"
                    />
                    <span className="text-sm">Friends</span>
                    <i
                      style={{
                        backgroundImage: `url("https://static.xx.fbcdn.net/rsrc.php/v3/yu/r/eU_DXmSX2-Q.png")`,
                        backgroundPosition: "-60px -166px",
                        backgroundSize: "189px 183px",
                      }}
                      className="w-3 h-3 bg-no-repeat inline-block"
                    ></i>
                  </div>
                </div>
              </div>

              {/* create post interface */}
              <div className="px-4 py-2">
                <div className="mb-4">
                  <textarea
                    className="w-full placeholder-gray-700 text-xl focus:outline-none"
                    rows="6"
                    placeholder="What`s on your mind Harsh ?"
                  />
                </div>

                <div className="flex items-center justify-between">
                  <div>
                    <img
                      className="h-9"
                      src="https://www.facebook.com/images/composer/SATP_Aa_square-2x.png"
                      alt="image pallete"
                    />
                  </div>
                  <div>
                    <span>
                      <i
                        className="bg-no-repeat inline-block bg-auto w-6 h-6 "
                        style={{
                          backgroundImage: `url("https://static.xx.fbcdn.net/rsrc.php/v3/ys/r/52gJ5vOc-Eq.png")`,
                          backgroundPosition: "0px -207px",
                        }}
                      ></i>
                    </span>
                  </div>
                </div>
              </div>
              <div className="my-2 px-4">
                <button className="text-center w-full py-2 rounded-lg bg-blue-500 text-white" disabled>
                  Post
                </button>
              </div>
            </Dialog.Description>
          </div>
        </div>
      </Dialog>
    </>
  );
}

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src/components/FeatureButton.jsx


import React from "react";

export default function FeatureButton({ text, imageBgPosition }) {
  return (
    <button className="px-4 py-2 flex items-center  justify-center space-x-2 hover:bg-gray-100 rounded-lg">
      <i
        style={{
          backgroundImage: `url("https://static.xx.fbcdn.net/rsrc.php/v3/yC/r/jrzbj1_5Jys.png")`,
          backgroundPosition: imageBgPosition,
        }}
        className="bg-no-repeat bg-auto w-6 h-6 inline-block"
      ></i>

      <span className="text-gray-600 font-medium hidden md:block">{text}</span>
    </button>
  );
}

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src/components/Avatar.jsx




export default function Avatar() {
  return (
    <img
      src="https://scontent.fdbd1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t39.30808-1/cp0/p40x40/240957222_210823981104142_1718205027675719576_n.jpg?_nc_cat=103&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=7206a8&_nc_ohc=nvVcfGdrI-sAX9WtbbY&_nc_ht=scontent.fdbd1-1.fna&oh=408bbd40e0ec17941cf3bfe50f414427&oe=6163D8B5"
      alt="Harsh mangalam`s profile image"
      className="w-10 h-10 rounded-full"
    />
  );
}


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